12.29.17

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

It was a huge year in the world of sports and in the world of athletic gear, so it makes sense that it was a big year for the Eastbay Blog as well. As 2017 comes to a close, and we get ready for an even bigger 2018, we took a look back at some of your favorite posts from the past 12 months.

 

The Best Basketball Shoes Of 2017

Best of 2017 Basketball Shoes

Did you need a new basketball shoe in 2017? Then you were in luck. From the latest signature shoes of superstars like Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden to better-than-ever team options, Nike, Jordan, adidas, and Under Armour all offered some great kicks. We broke down each major release and gave you the detail you needed to find that perfect fit.

 

2017’s Best Football Gear: Cleats And Gloves Built For How You Play

Best of 2017 Football Gear By Position

A speedy wide receiver needs vastly different football gear than a powerful lineman does, so we created a must-read guide to the cleats and gloves that were built for your playing style. And just like with the basketball shoes, each brand brought some serious heat in 2017 — offering products that are designed to maximize your skills like never before.

 

A Breakdown Of The New Nike NBA Authentic And Swingman Jerseys

Best of 2017 Nike NBA Jerseys

2017 was also the year that the new Nike NBA Jerseys debuted. Their style, comfort, and swagger have all been game-changers, and so has their NikeConnect feature. NikeConnect lets you interact with your favorite players and teams like never before, creating a whole new fan experience. We broke down how to use the revolutionary tech and highlighted the various Nike NBA Jersey styles and features.

 

How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Best of 2017 Women's Jordans

You can never have too many Jordans. From classic Retros to the latest performance styles, the Jumpman brand always has so many great kicks to choose from. Unfortunately for women, it can often be difficult to find that perfect size. Luckily, we were there to help by giving you a detailed look at how the sizing works, so that you can make sure each J you lace up in is as comfortable as possible.

 

Yeezys Through The Seasons

  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 1
  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 2
  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 3
  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 4
  • Best of 2017 Yeezy 5

It was another huge year for Yeezy fans and we were there to cover every major drop. The legendary adidas Originals Yeezy Boost 350 V2s kicked off 2017 with a black and red colorway (2/11), then dropped jaws with the ‘Cream White’ color (4/29), turned everything up to 11 with the coveted ‘Zebra’ color (6/24), remixed a classic with the ‘Beluga 2.0’ (11.25), and closed strong with the ‘Blue Tint’ (12.16). Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments.

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Trust the Process: An Inside Look at Joel Embiid’s First Signature Shoe

Philadelphia superstar Joel Embiid has teamed up with Under Armour to launch his first signature shoe, the UA Embiid One.

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The Sequel Is Here: The D.O.N Issue #2 Makes Its Debut.

The sequel has arrived. The D.O.N Issue #2 made a splashy debut in the bubble and is a worthy successor to the original.

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Dream Big: J. Cole and Puma Launch Signature Sneaker Together

Welcome to Dreamville. Make your hoop dreams come true in the Puma RS-Dreamer from J. Cole.

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Put In Work: Mastering the Punch Drag

Nothing is more valuable in basketball than a little space. Our guys from 90/10 are here to show you one of the most effective ways to create seperation.

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The Freak is Back: Giannis Will Debut Nike Freak 2 in Playoffs

The Nike Freak 2 is launching just in time to help Giannis lead Milwaukee in the playoffs. Learn how the team at Nike was able to top last years successful Freak 1 launch.

The NXT Step: Nike’s BB NXT Brings Basketball to the Future.

The Nike BB NXT is the latest technological breakthrough in basketball shoes. Learn how the team at Nike built this shoe from the ground up.

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The Return of Basketball

An explainer of how, where, and when professional basketball will be returning. We dive into what the rest of the regular season will look like, which teams will be playing, and how the playoffs are going to work.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Basketball Slang

Ever realized that no matter where you play pick up basketball you'll end up hearing the same things over and over? Basketball slang is like a second language and I've put together a guide of key phrases you'll need to know if you want to thrive on the courts.

The Last Dance: A Look At Each Shoe Jordan Won a Title In

The Last Dance has captivated millions with glimpses of Chicago's dominance in the '90s. Eastbay dove a little deeper into each shoe MJ wore during each title.

Meet the 90th AAU James E. Sullivan Award Cowinners: Sabrina Ionescu and Spencer Lee

For the third time in AAU’s history, the James E. Sullivan Award was presented to two cowinners: Sabrina Ionescu and Spencer Lee.

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The Most Underrated 2K20 Players

There's no better feeling than giving someone buckets in 2K with a player they don't expect. Check out Eastbay's guide to some of the most underrated 2K players.

Best Basketball Shoes Mobile Spotlight

Best Basketball Shoes

Your guide to the top basketball shoes available, so you can take the court this season prepared to show out.

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